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: >> if people are looking for a josh, they don't mind working holidays or weekends, look no farther than law enforcement agencies like chp. a lot are understaffed as some are preparing for retirement. highway patrol officers need your help. >> we're looking for highly motivated individuals. people interested in a career in law enforcement who will be able to serve not only chp, but our community. >> reporter: chp is hiring statewide with a starting salary of $65,000 a year. once you fulfill the minimum requirement, you pass the academy, after 27 weeks, you graduate to field training status. >> san francisco police are also hiring. today they started accepting applications on-line for entry level police officers. you have from now to december 7th to i apply. >> we do have more people planning to retire over the next several years. >> there was so much interest this morning, that the website overloaded for a few minutes. sfpd's starting salary is $88,000 a year. they don't have a residency restriction or age limit, but does have some similar requirements to chp. >> all we ask is that you're 2
of rules because you're going by sea law. >> there is no law. you can be completely, completely an anarchist. you can make your own laws. you are the president of your island. you can be the president. >> who knew you were so confined, troutman! if you know this island video is computer generated. they have not built any yet but they are taking orders and are expecting it to take about 18 months to two years to build your own custom island. >>> this video is cute. but it's the story behind it that's really awesome. >> sammy, i trust you. what should we get? >> jalapeno. >> yeah? >> but i order ywarn you, it's o change your life forever. >> forever? >> forever. >> let's do it. >> these two guys are known as the cloon. their minds are blown by the jalapeno sun dried tomato cheese. they are a self-proclaimed multimedia art collective. they are in brooklyn, new york. and the guy behind the counter is sam, also known as sammy. he's the owner. this was a commercial that these guys did for sammy's because sammy is such a nice guy. he let these two guys borrow his car for an entire day
the state may be missing out on millions of dollars because of how that law was written. >>> a new crackdown on internet counterfeiters. 132 international websites were shut down today. >> jaymee: c.e. said they were -- ice said that count fitters send shabby merchandise, or often fail to fill the order at all. >> organized criminals looking to take advantage of unsuspecting consumers to make a quick buck. >> congress returned today from its thanksgiving break with the country still headed toward that fiscal cliff. republicans are pressing the white house for a list of long- term spending cuts. democrats still want to raise income taxes on the rich. so far there is little outward signs the two sides are are closer to heading off the automatic tax increases and spending cuts economists have said could push the economy into another recession. the dow dropped 42 points today. the nasdaq was up by 9. the s&p closed by by 2. >>> a carbon monoxide scare that sent four people to the hospital in san francisco may have been a false alarm. for instance fire facers were called to a -- san francisco fi
and attended uc hastings law school. >>> record spending on this cyber monday is expect to bring a surge to california. but ken pritchett tell us the state will likely get a lot less than many people had expected. >> if you need a tiki mug, a tiki statute or anything hawaii, talk to lawrence swansberg. his biggest item -- >> christmas hawaii shirts right now. >> we want folks to know that not out of state retailers who are doing business online are required to collect tax. >> so a camera sold on amazon would incur $60 in tax. if you don't pay sales taxes online then you owe a use tax that you must file on your state taxes which few people do. >> i think they need to do it nationally somehow. i think the country is missing out on a lot of sales tax. a lot of revenue. >> reporter: since september the state has collected less than $20 million from this so called amazon tax. and one board member said that of those who are supposed to be collecting this tax, few are doing so. >>> on ktvu.com you will find a cyber monday tab with information on protecting yourself whenever you shop online incl
in may. he is one of four former law enforcement officers charged. he received drugs and weapons in exchange for making dui arrests of men currently involved in divorce cases. >>> engineers say the new eastern span of the bay bridge has reached its last major milestone. the # 2000-ton bridge deck is now being held up by its mile long table. the table wraps around the deck and the tour like a giant sling. it's connected by 104 suspension lines. the bridge is on trk to open by labor day weekend next year. >> there is a call tonight for an ethics investigation. it stems from alleged damage in the amazon rain forest nearly 20 years ago. the state camp troller of new york improperly tried to push the oil giant to settle the claims. the comptroller denies the allegations. >>> a man was sentenced to 21 minutes in prison today. he admitted asking his employer to funnel his salary and commissions to his wife and later to his separate company he created. he failed to report that include between 2004 and 2007. he must pay back more than $490,000. >> a south bay supervisor goes on the offens
they get this information? >> no. >> reporter: police got the warning from other law enforcement agencies and they are looking into the issue. but investigators saw this before. they say there is an easy alternative to putting a vacation hold. >> have a neighbor that will bring your mail and newspapers inside. >> reporter: we couldn't reach anyone with the contra costa county times. they now rely on a neighbor to pick up their paper when they are out of time. >> that way it is in the house safe. >> reporter: despite the new concerns, police say using common sense is your best defense, turning on a light and not leaving out items like garbage cans. eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> police are investigating a string of smash and grabs. people found this, car windows smashed. you can see here the dashboard ripped apart in this suv. police received 5 reports but can't say if anything was taken. at this point police have no suspects. >>> man was shot and skilled last night -- killed last night. jose rivera estrada was found lying on the sidewalk about 9:30 p.m. he was pronounced dead. t
the healthcare laws, when they change the banking laws. in our fund investors don't have to worry about the rules being changed for an industry because we're trying to sidestep that. > > how do you plan to utilize this so-called "fiscal cliff" and possibly make money with your fund? > > the goal of the fund is to allow people to get most of the return of the s&p while taking half the risk, and right now we have a quarter of the correlation with the market. so, this is an ideal time to invest in the fund. when congress comes back into its lame-duck session, we will be flat when they are in session. but there's a lot of risk in this lame-duck session. the fiscal cliff is not resolved, i don't think it's going to be resolved during the lame-duck session. asia seems to have economic slowing problems, and maybe a little saber rattling - the same for the mideast. it's really kind of a dangerous time in the market, and this is a fund that is unusually low- volatility, low beta fund, so it's a place where you can get some relative safety. > > eric singer. thanks for joining us today. > > thank you. we ar
too long to alert the community about the fire. the two law firms filed the suit on behalf of several people who have signed on. they say they plan to fight the lawsuit. >>> time now 5:12, the election is over but president barack obama is campaigning again. as allison burns reports from the washington d.c. newsroom, allison burns has more on avoiding the fiscal cliff. >> reporter: he will sit down at the white house with some who backed mitt romney and also will be trying to sell his plan to avoid the so called fiscal cliff about spending cuts that kick in at the end of next month. it was another down day on wall street as investors grow increasingly worried about whether they can avoid financial disaster. they are deadlocked over raising taxes on well, the they are americans. -- wealthier americans. sea think he should stop campaigning. >>> they are working out an agreement and he is back on the campaign trail, presumably with the same old talking points we are quite familiar with. >> reporter: but they say the white house is fully engaged while taking his case to the public. >> now
of these nurses here. although it is allowed by law, four nurses have lost their health benefits. they want hospitals to drop their demands for concessions. hospitals say emergency, surgery, and patient care remain normal with replacement nurses filling in. despite noisy protests health debates say 60% of scheduled nurses came to work. at biggest hospital summit a claimed 80% crossed the picket line. strikers say it's the principle. >> everything would have changed if we accept the take aways they have put on the table. >> reporter: no free healthcare for part timers, fewer sick days off and lower pay for new hires. given today's economics the offer is fair. >> that's really in line with police, fire, teachers. >> reporter: nurses struck 10 hospitals today. two in san jose. eight are sutter. >> stub born with us and less cooperative. >> reporter: hospitals say healthcare reforms are making it tougher now, especially for nonprofit. >> it's our responsibility to be as efficient and effective as possible with that healthcare dollar. >> reporter: although the strikes are scheduled for just one
the current law allows you to have other parts of the shark. and that's where the problem comes in. that's where as you heard there's a sense of injustice. there's a sense of discrimination. >> reporter: members of peta had a full protest and talked about shark fins. >> oftentimes it's obtained by a fishermen who pull the shark to the dock, cut the fin and throw them back in the water to slowly die. >> reporter: governor brown signed the bill despite current laws that already bans the practice of shark finning. >> a governor, there's no such passage is illegal. >> it's just a traditionallal delicacy. something a lot of people like to see. >> reporter: we met a young chinese americans who both likes the soup and supports the shark. >> it's cruel how the way they treat the shark. just dump them back in the water after they cut the fin. >> reporter: the bill takes effect in january but opponents are trying to stop it. in san francisco, i'm john sasaki, ktvu news. >>> we are wrapping up a very nice friday. still clear skies out there for the most part. temperatures dropping off. currently th
of the rest of us. there is a california law that went into effect last year requiring all single-family homes to have a carbon monoxide detector and then starting in january of next year, all condos and apartments must also install those carbon monoxide detecters. live in san francisco, alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, alex. >>> the father of a vallejo teenager is in jail after police say he shot and killed another boy who was fighting with his son. it happened early yesterday morning on robles way near glen cove. 44-year-old randee damar williams senior is accused of shooting and killing a 17-year- old richmond boy after getting a call from his son for help. neighbors say they could hear yelling, when all of a sudden shots rang out. >> all you heard was pow, pow, pow, pow. and i just ducked. i laid down. >> scary that just right across the street, somebody got shot. >> williams was arrested at his home shortly after the shooting. this was the 21st homicide of the year in vallejo. >>> 7:06. we now know more about a bay area connection to a deadly crash on highway 50 that kille
for this criminal act ought to be condemned by all law loving decent people of the world. >> when we come back on a second look, why the military mission to rescue the hostages failed. how americans were held hostage at the gas pump. >>> on a second look tonight, we remember the iranian hostage crisis. 52 americans taken captive on november 4, 1979 at the american embassy in tehran. the u.s. mounted a secret military rescue operation, it failed. here's our coverage now as details of that mission emerged. >> the rescue attempt began late thursday when eight hh5083 took off the coast of iran carrying about 90commandos they flew northwest to the town of cabas about 300 miles from tehran. the key of the operation was the helicopter. six had to make it through. but a sand storm disabled three of them leaving only five. they landed at the desert staging point where they were met by 6c130 carbo planes. the pentagon refused to say where those planes came from. defense officials say the aircrafts flew in and were not detected a bus with 50 iranians passed by. in the dead of night vision was none. eight
or save. city group is going to law off people. and other foreign banks and businesses have been cutting off jobs. but, hewlett packard and or companies have ramped up greek operations. >>> this week the members are going meet to look at what credit an interest rate swaps must be gain feed. some think the market may move from london to chicago. they have to come up with rules to curb risks in the global market. >>> apple is catching up with demand on its latest iphone. nearly two months after the release, shipping times have started to drop. the wait for the phone is now two weeks and before it was closer to a month. since the release apple has reportedly been struggling to meet demands. >>> the kindle has been the number one e reader. we now have the five best selling backs in kin it wills five years. the top book is 50 shades of gray, the hungerer game and then the 50 shades follow up, 50 shades darker. >>> the mayor of new jersey is going to be living on food stamps. he has accepted a challenge to live on food stamps for one week. the idea began on twitter after a person said they are
% in 2008. >>> law enforcement agencies are urging drivers to obey the laws of the road. nearly 40% of all fatal collisions involve an impaired driver. the chp will be under maximum enforcement. >>> time now 5:08. sal, it was still raining hard when we came in so we know what the road conditions are. it's slippery and it's not good. >> it's not good dave and claudine. as a matter of fact, we've had a lot of spinouts. we've had a big rig that spun out. still there in the lanes. the traffic is not really busy because that is the noncommute direction. but it will be there for a bit according to chp. let's go to the bay bridge toll plaza it is light coming into san francisco but you can see it's wet there. it could be raining there now. it's not i can't really tell from this picture. but certainly it is wet on the roads. and if you are driving on 237 westbound and eastbound you can see traffic is moving along okay. let's go to steve. >>> thank you, sal. our system is moving through. our observer mike 1.18 on the rain total. it looks like the back edge of that front is moving closer. there is s
." on this day, the action came from a family shopping for their future daughter-in-law. "they bought a mongol sutra with earings, a necklace with earrings and another chain. turns out to be about 216,000 indian rupees." at today's exchange rate, that buy translates to more than $4,000 in gold. and while not every indian can afford that kind of outlay, all families will need to buy some gold when their children get married. "if from the lady's side they don't come up with the gold, there's going to be a problem. so they have to buy a lot of gold. they don't have a choice." > > everyone? "everyone. believe me everyone." more than just a gift, gold is valued as a safe investment, and for its liquidity. "you have gold, you can sell it into the marketplace and grab the money. it's so easy." the new shipping complex behind me in the southern city of kochin represents the booming economy. and with growth projections here as high as 7% for the year, the expanding indian market for goal could push prices past $2500 an ounce. "buy it, keep it, buy 24-carat gold, put it in a locker, and when you need mo
will be the first to be released under the 3 strikes law. he will be a free man in a few days. he was a drug attic with a record of non-violent crimes. proposition 36 changed the law requiring the third strike to be a violent or serious felony. >> cracking down on people who drink and drive this weekend. 362 drivers have been arrested for driving under the influence. that is down from last year. here in the bay area, the chp made 50dui arrests. these numbers represent the first night of the maximum enforcement period that runs through sunday. >>> taking the plunge. find out why they spent their thanksgiving in the pool. >> changes over night, coming up, we clear out dense fog and the temperature change you can expect for friday and the weekend. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscle
. >> keeping quiet and keeping still is required by bridge laws. that's because even a tap of a tow can signal the strength of a hand. >> look around the room, and you can is see a new generation of players is embracing the game. organizers hope the 10-day bridge blitz will help change the image of the game from stuffy to sexy. >> bridge game of true skill. it's poker on steroids. >> reporter: santa clara bridge teacher judy clark describes bridge as exhilarating exercise for the brain. not to mention a boost for the local economy. she is staying in a downtown hotel for the next two weeks, so she can stay as close as she can to the action. >> i intend to have a ball for 10 days. >> reporter: in san francisco, patty lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> well, just fantastic weather for this holiday weekend. today most areas on little bit with temperatures. in fact, a beautiful day to be outside today in san francisco. nothing but blue skies out there. thanksgiving weekend, we could be tracking moderate to heavy rain, but institute the case for today. san francisco maxed out at 66 degrees this afterno
law allows them to fire guns and there are more than 108 bird strikes since 2009. it happened when they hit the engines of a southwest -- when birds hit the engines of a southwest airlines jet. >>> and good day for the second half of your day, from the estuary you can see hazy sunshine and low clouds in the background. still fog reported over part of the bay as well as the peninsular and along the coastline but foggy conditions will continue through this afternoon and napa is slightly warmer, santa rosa is slightly cooler and same goes for concord, slightly cooler and warmer in livermore. widespread 50s and 60s outside our door. a ridge of high pressure is still in place, locked in for awhile while -- for a little while longer. 58 degrees in san francisco, 58 in mountain view, mostly clear skies and we'll see that hazy sunshine for today and all in all it will be a pleasant afternoon but the satellite radar shows you it is on the way. by wednesday morning it is hanging into the valley and if you are travel into the valley we will have mostly sunny skies and tuesday morning we wake
's case. the call is scheduled ahead of the market open. there are laws against discrimination by employers, but what about mid-level managers who don't hire and fire but can make an employee's work day miserable because of race, religion, sex or age? in our cover story, the supreme court is weighing that in vance v. ball state, a ruling that could bring mistreatment on the job a step closer to being shown the door. in 1989, ball state university hired maetta vance to work in the school's dining department. for 16 years, she was the department's only african- american employee and, according to court documents, was regularly subjected to racial ephithets from co- workers, including those who oversaw what she did each day. "those are the people who workers feel they can't confront if they're being harassed." the university issued a statement saying racially- charged remarks would not be tolerated. despite a series of reprimands, the abuse continued. ultimately, vance sued her employer, the university, and her case has led to the supreme court. this week, justices heard oral argu
the road right around his house. >> have they heard of the concept of imminent domain. >> the laws are very different in china. he spent about $96,000 on his home. the government only offered about $32,000 plus much smaller plot for him to build. he said, look, i'm not asking for more money, but what i do want is an equal house. that's what i want somewhere else. i feel bad for the guy. >> right. but at the end of the day, how much comfort do you get? >> there are no guardrails or anything to stop a car from blasting through your house. there is no warning signs, nothing. >> i can't believe it got to this point. >> this is just a classic standoff. >> i like the fact that the man was able to stand off the government. why don't they do like us, attach a punch of balloons and just move the house? >>> for 450 pounds to a mixed martial arts fighter, nick's amazing trance formation on the next "right this minute." >>> it's the olympics you've never seen before, the food olympics where they combine eating and events. but unfortunately, can't keep the food down. >> that is awful. >> why don't you t
to pass new laws or exchange existing laws and also improve changing. the group includes attorney, educators and healthcare workers. >>> the future of the giants' star closer, brian wilson, up in the air after ten years in the giants' organization. friday is the deadline to offer contracts for the players. otherwise they become free agents. there are reports that the giants have not planned to offer wilson a contract. even if wilson becomes a free agent, though, he could still end up re-signing with the giants. >>> giants' players are getting a record share for winning the world series. $23.5million. each playler will receive $337,000, breaking the mark set in 2006 when the st. louis cardinals received $16 million. even melky cabrera gets his share despite his 50-game suspension. that's because he was on the team and was eligible to play. >> it pays to win the world series. >> it does. >>> 7:24. let's go back to tara. you have a lot of things going. you will be waiting an extra ten minutes. right now we're gonna head to 280 in san jose. look at this. we don't normally see this at
pushed more nor economic reforms and including overhauls of energy and tax laws. >>> supreme court could decide whether to take up the issue of gay marriage this week. the court is set to hold a closed door conference on friday where they can decide whether they will hear any of five challenges to the defense of marriage act or the prop 8 case. the odds are good they will accept one of those cases and the prop 8 case. california's prop eightle limited that to a marriage of man a a woman. >>> they can help you buy a powerball ticket. no one matched all sucks numbers and now it will jump to 325 million to an estimated $45 million for the next drawing slated for wednesday. it is the biggest jackpot in powerball history. powerball tickets are not sold though in california. they are sold in 42 states and including washington, oregon and arizona. incidentally. the winning numbers were 22, 33, 37, 44, 50. and the powerball number was 34. >>> plans are still pending for legendary tv actor larry hagman. a wreath of yellow roses was laced on his star in the hollywood walk of fame. fans toured the
police got the warning from other law enforcement agencies and they are looking into the issue but investigators have seen this kind of crime before. they say there's an easy alternative to putting a vacation on your newspaper subscriptions. >> get a neighbor to help. >> we could not reach anyone with the costa times or the bay area news group. the o'brians rely on a neighborhood. >> that way it is in the house and safe. >> despite concerns police say using common sense is your best bet by turning on lights and not leaving garbage cans when you are away. >>> concord police have arrested a suspect car thief after a high-speed chase. officers spotted the man pumping gas in a 1967 mustang that was reported stolen. he led police on a chase that ended when the driver hit another car. 20-year-old nicholson is charged with evading arrest. >>> 8 teenagers are being honored, five saved residents from a fire. the officers went into the burning apartment complex in may to get people out, 19 people displaced but no one was hurt. two martinez officers were honored for safing a heart attack
law. gay marriage supporters are trying influence the court. >> the winds are at our back but the journey has just gun... >> reporter: some legal analysts are saying the court may shy away from this, reporting live allison burns, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> time is now 6:15, a 14-year- old boy is accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 65-year-old woman. she was abduct by gunpoint and assaulted. he is charged with 10 felony counts including torture and attempted murder. one of the men accused of vandalizing a -- vandalizing aman muni bus, he is facing a judge today. he is accused of setting a bus on fire on third and market. hudson is facing one count of vandalism and one count of willful tampering with a passenger vehicle. he is still in jail this morning. >>> san francisco national airport reports about 2 5,000 more travelers passed through its doors than a typical sunday. nearly 30,000 passengers used fso but they reported fog backing things up by as much as two hours. oakland and san jose have not released their numbers yet. >>> san jose is getting ready t
. they are taking it to a federal law which declares marriage between a man and a woman and i will show you the new ad aimed at influencing the court during my next update, ktvu channel 2 morning news, allison burns. >>> and it means many will now make less than city government officials. governor jerry brown will drop to $65,000 a year and that's $4,000 a year less than the san francisco treasurer makes. and pamela harris will make less money as well and that's the job she moved up. >>> she is assaulting a 65-year- old. he kidnapped the woman a week and a half ago and then assaulted her. he is charged with felony counts including torture and attempted murder. >>> humane society will pay to owners to pay to spay and neuter their dogs. they are looking into why they are making this unusual offer. >>> all county parks will not be charging an entry fee during new year's day. the gesture is to thank marin county voters for voting and passing the measure and certain other beaches have been opened on new year's day. >> we made it okay but the fog was incredible. in many areas it is very dangerous driving
's health care law is moving forward. this week the obama administration laid out a package of rules that included a ban on denying coverage to people with preexisting conditions. many americans don't understand all the changes coming with the affordable care act. health experts say if people don't enroll it could increase premiums for those who do have insurance. 20% of californians are uninsured. >>> a new report shows a sharp drop in the number of u.s. abortions. it shows the biggest decline in a decade. experts estimate it represents almost 40,000 fewer abortions. >>> we just showed you u a live look on interstate 80, all those cars making that thanksgiving holiday. but bill, can you imagine if that rain were still here now? >> i think a lot of people blow out on wednesday night. we had a horrible night. we mentioned that many people will travel today and tomorrow. let's check out the forecast here, as we go into tonight. you can see that we've got a few clouds heading north here. the clouds stay up there basically and we're in this clear zone, right about here, and there's no ra
to be released from jail under california awe re vialed three strikes law. 62-year-old kenneth corely has a history of drug and burglary problems. he was sentenced to 25 years to life but adjudge resented him after hearing arguments that he earned his ged certificate as he had no disciplinary problems. voters approved prop 36 which requires the third strike to be either violent who are serious felony. >>> now, we know the name of the oakland man who died after falling down a cliff into a water filled quarry. on tuesday night, andrew malyum was looking for his missing cat at the end of the quarry when he fell down the 100-foot cliff into the water. alameda county divers found his body 30 feet under the surface of the wear. >> he was an animal lover, so he did what he thought was best and it was raining, it was dark, slippery. you know, i think it was an accident, truly an accident. >> group of the neighbors want to meet with the claremont country club to see if anything can be done to keep this from happening again. >>> it is 7:35, there ask fallout from the latest storm to hit the bay are
to stop new taxes from going into effect on their products due to the new health care law. a package of tax increases and spending cuts known as the fiscal cliff will take effect in january unless congress can balance the budget. >>> time now, 7:49. police near seattle say a drunk driver ran over two holiday p shoppers last night at the a wal-mart. one o -- one of those victims was pinned beneath the suv. her injuries so severe she was air lifted to a trauma center. the driver a 71-year-old person was arrested on charges of vehicular assault. police say they did smell alcohol on his breath. >>> the black friday rush also got off to an ugly start in indianapolis. there was an angry rant and security was called in after an angry rant inside a kmart store last night. they were handed out $200 vouchers for plasma tvs and some of the shoppers began selling their vouchers to other people who did not wait in line. >> everybody started going crazy about it and cops got called in and it was a mad house. >> police did show up there and escorted the woman out of the store, but she was not arres
than 30 years in law enforcement but he's leaving blind a san jose department in turmoil dealing with pension reform, pay cut, low moral and increase in crime. >> how would you characterize the department? >> dire. although we have people in the academy we continuously lose people to resignation and retirement. >> reporter: fagoni says she regrets having to conduct a new search less than two years later. moore said he would not be retiring if the council voted in august to put an initiative in august to help pay for more resources and officers. >> the issue for me is put it on the ballot. if that tax measure would have been put on the ballot and taxpayers would have decided not to fund it, we all could have lived with that. that's a choice the taxpayers made. but they never had a chance to vote on it. >> reporter: at the first meeting last night several people told city staff they wanted an internal candidate. but moore said no one inside the department is interested on the top job. >> once it was determined no one from inside the organization, for all the same reasons, felt comp
they are suspending their work until president morsi rescinds those decrees. >>> this is santiago, chile, a new law requiring fishing quotas which independent fishermen say discriminates against them in favor of big operations. the law would allow fishermen to use gps systems which they say is another cost they just can't afford. >>> today, u.n. ambassador susan rice heads back to capitol hill to meet with two more republican senators. rice is trying to explain why she gave an incorrect explanation of the attack in libya. rice did not seem to rin over three -- to win over three senators at their meeting with them yesterday. the senators remain troubled by rice' comments, they say. but democrats would need five republican senators to vote for her confirmation if she's nominated. >>> president obama's inauguration for his second term will be on january 21, not the constitutionally-mandated january 20th. that's because the swearing-in date falls on a sunday. so following tra dig, he will take the oath on the 20th and the public -- tradition, he will take the oath on the 20th and the public inauguratio
. they charge more than $25 a bowl for shark fin soup. they claim the measure is misguided. >> current law lets you have other parts of the shark and that's the problem. that's whereas you heard there is a sense of injustice, a sense of discrimination. >> often it's a pain by fishermen who pull the sharks up, actually cut the fins off and then throw them back in to the water to slowly die. >> animal shelters across the nation offering a special deal this holiday weekend as part of the black fur adoption event. today and tomorrow the bay area's foundation will be offering two for one kitten deals. people who adopt an animal can reduce fees or spin the wheel for free . >>> san francisco's fairmont hotel reveals it's gingerbread house. it's 22 feet high and 23 feet wide. it includes thousands of home baked bricks and about 2,000 pounds of royal icing and candy. it'll be on display in the fairmont lobby through january 1st. >> san francisco photograph sharing service instagram set a new record. company said users shared photographs at a rate of 226 per second on thursday. more than ten millio
information leading to the arrest of the second man who is still on the loose. >>> law enforcement agencies are warning bay area drivers to obey the rules of the road. the traditional holiday dui crack down starts at 6:00 tonight and it will run until 6:00 monday morning. nearly 40% of all fatal collisions involve an impaired driver and the chp is going to be under what they call maximum enforcement. >>> time is 6:08. you have to drive slow. it is wet, rainy, it's dangerous driving. >> it is dangerous driving out there. one of the things we are cautioning you is that you will see standing water. do your best not to drive into its. i know you don't realize it but sometimes you can't see it and do any way. that is what happens if you drive into standing water a lot of times you will lose control of the car unless you are driving very slowly and carefully and even then it's a challenge. let's take a look at what we have the bay bridge. wet weather here. doesn't appear to be raining there right now. but certainly the roads are wet. getting into san francisco. we already have a crowd here. as we
taking effect on their products because of the new health care reform law. a package of tax hikes and spending cuts known as the fiscal cliff will take effect in january unless congress can do something to balance the budget. >>> happening right now workers at walmart stores starting to walk off the job during the big holiday shopping rush. i want to take you to texas just got this in. workers walked off the job right as shoppers were getting ready to go into the store. other protests are planned in walmarts throughout the bay area. employees say they want walmart to pay better wages. while some say they will still shop at al port others say -- walmart others say they will support those workers. >> if they walk out, i'm not going to shop until they settle with them. you can bet that. >> the picketers were planning to protest outside of sam club stores. >>> in sacramento there were very tense moments for shoppers. you can see there the cameras are rolling when one k-mart shopper threatened to stab others were people started shoving to get inside that store. many people said there s
at sfo, christien kafton, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> law enforcement agencies are warning bay area drivers to obey the rules of the road. the dow crackdown be -- the dui crackdown begins tonight at 6:00 p.m. and will run until monday. nearly 40% of fatal collisions involve an impaired driver. the chp will be under maximum enforcement. >>> 8:34. police are searching for a man raping a woman in broad daylight. police say they found the victim standing on the corner of international boulevard wearing only underwear. now the victim believed to be as young as 17 years old said she was raped in the car. police have not given us a description of the suspect but they say he may be driving a light blue older model cadillac. >>> a san francisco deputy sheriff still on the job after pleading not guilty to merchandise charges stemming from an -- misdemeanor charges stemming from an out---control argument -- out-of control argument. green has entered a not guilty plea to charges of brandishing a weapon, felony conspiracy and making criminal threats. now the deputy's lawyer said she was only trying to c
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